2016-07-08 World Music in the 1950s + Lakou Mizik Interview

lakoumizikFourth in a series of STG shows highlighting the global music sounds of different decades. Plus an interview with Steeve Valcourt, guitarist/ vocalist/ co-founder of the multi-generational Haitian music collective Lakou Mizik, which recently released its debut album Wa Di Yo and is currently on tour in Canada and the USA.

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Hour 1
Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra
“Wongolo” from Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

M’ Toro Chamou “Umani” from Punk Islands

Ram “Ki Mele Mwen (Avè Yo)” from Ram 6: Manmanm Se Ginen

Lakou Mizik “Is Fa Ti Bo” from Wa Di Yo

Set break — Lakou Mizik interview

Lakou Mizik “Peze kafe” from Wa Di Yo

Set break — more Lakou Mizik interview

Lakou Mizik “Wa Di Yo” from Wa Di Yo (Bonus Tracks Version)

Zion Trinity “Oshun: Be Oni” from Spirit of the Orisha

Set break — KAOS Community Billboard

The Skylarks “Ndadibana Notsotsi” from Jive Jive

Tony Scott with Benjamin Masindi “Ben’s Bounce” from Tony Scott in South Africa

Hour 2
Eddie Warner
“Cha-Cha-Cha No. 5” from 100% Cha-Cha-Cha (Mono Version) [Arranged By Lalo Schifrin]

Luiz Bonfà “A Brazilian in New York” from Solo in Rio 1959

Franco et l’O.K. Jazz “Malambo Zela” from 1957-1958-1959 (Merveilles du passé, vol. 1)

Yma Sumac “Bo mambo” from Mambo!

Hubert Smith & His Coral Islanders “Right Side of the Road” from Bermuda: Gombey & Calypso 1953-1960

Harry Belafonte “Man Smart (Woman Smarter)” from Calypso

Lloyd Price Thomas “Climbing the Mountain” from Virgin Islands: Quelbe & Calypso, 1956-1960

Sidney Bean “opportunity” from Bermuda: Gombey & Calypso 1953-1960

Midnight Stars “Siya Hamba!” from Siya Hamba! – 1950’s South African Country And Small Town Sounds

Aditya Prakash Ensemble “The Inner Battle” from Mara

Palm Wine Boys “what a Day” from Old Stories

Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar

Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble “Hope (Excerpt)” from Fire, Sweat & Pastis

Leni Stern “Malisadio” from Dakar Suite

Nakany Kanté “Tougna (feat. Dani Macaco & Calima)” from Naka

Nii Okai Tagoe “Oh Nu Kpa” from West to West


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